An Ounce of Prevention

Preventive measures, such as getting a yearly flu shot and getting screened for breast, cervical and colorectal cancers, are also important for growing old gracefully.

Stay Limber

Daily stretching is important, Dyer said. Your muscles tend to shorten and stiffen when you aren’t active, but stretching activities such as yoga will improve your flexibility.

Amp Up your Fitness

If there’s one step you should take for improving your health and helping you steer clear of chronic disease, it’s exercise, experts say. And it really is never too late to start.

Never Too Late to Work Out

It’s never too late to start leading a healthier lifestyle. Even well into their 60s and 70s, adults can take action to reduce their risk of developing chronic disease.
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Self Harm Leads to Early Natural Death

People who intentionally hurt themselves are known to be at an increased risk of committing suicide, but a new study finds they are also more likely to die young from natural causes.